David Bedein

Prevent Premeditated Murder Through Due Process

How to best deal with the government decision to free terrorists., 7/29/2013, 7:05 AM

Revoke a License to Kill: Let the Government Know Now

This call to reject freeing terrorists - see below for how to join the effort - is written from the perspective of a social work professional with training in criminology who now works in the media., 7/28/2013, 8:53 AM

Global Anti-Semitism Forum Has a "New State" to Tackle

Imagine a state with the principles stated below. Will the Global Forum Against Anti-Semit​ism tackle this new anti-Semit​ic state now in formation?, 5/29/2013, 4:58 PM

Assessing Alan Dershowitz' View of Peace

Professor Alan Dershowitz did not base his latest book on what the Palestinian Authority conveys in the Arabic language, in their own media, to their own people, but rather on what he hopes they would be saying., 5/3/2013, 5:59 PM

Fayyad is Hardly a Moderate

A hard look at Salim Fayyad's record paints a very different picture than the one the world has adopted., 4/28/2013, 12:05 AM

Kerry, Do This First

First, conduct a short inquiry to gauge the readiness of the PA for a peace process. The writer suggested these steps to the visiting Canadian PM, but they are just as applicable to Kerry - if not more., 4/11/2013, 9:23 AM

The Palestinian Arab Educational Track Record

PA education at your fingertips., 4/2/2013, 11:23 PM

US Military Help to PA Forces Won't Mitigate Violence

There is no reason to assume that US Military Assistance to Palestinian Security Forces will restrain Hamas or mitigate against violence. PA forces have a history of turning on Israelis. , 2/26/2013, 6:48 PM

Archive: Getting to the Issue with Livni

Archive: Philadelphia Bulletin interview with Israel Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni's spokesman following Livni=Abbas meeting, September 20, 2006. A sign of things to come if Livni oversees negotiations with Abbas., 2/20/2013, 6:31 AM

Softball Reporting:. An Interview with Fayyad

Instead of giving him an easy time, a Fayyad interview should be aimed at getting answers to the questions about which we really want to hear., 2/2/2013, 11:57 PM

A Moral Imperative to Refuse Illegal Military Orders

Israeli media continue to discuss Naftali Bennett's responses to the question of obeying orders to expel Jews. But Nuremberg set a precedent so that no one can ever use the excuse of “following orders” when it comes to carrying out immoral commands. , 1/1/2013, 11:30 PM

What is Going On in the Negev? (video attached)

The bombing of the Negev from Gaza must become a main issue in the Israeli elections. Something is very wrong., 10/27/2012, 6:20 AM

PM Netanyahu Stands Up to Iran - Almost Always

Why does Bibi stand up to Iran at the UN and give in to Iran in Judea and Samaria?, 9/28/2012, 1:57 PM

Warning! New Housing for Migron Families is Unsuitable!

When the government destroyed Gush Katif in 2005, the act itself was a tragedy, but it did not even prepare suitable places for the expellees to go to. For many, the damage is irrevocable. And Israel did not learn from its mistakes on both counts., 8/31/2012, 8:38 AM

The First Day of School in Migron

Their temporary dwellings are not ready, so neither are the nurseries and schools., 8/27/2012, 12:41 PM

It's Not Just the Temple Mount; They Even Claim Susya

A specious Arab "historic connection" to a spot with clear archaeological evidence of Jewish life is contradicted., 8/24/2012, 9:30 AM

The School Year is Starting in the PA

Will Mara Rudman and US AID receive new feedback from the government of Israel to attach conditions to aiding PA and UNRWA education? Or will the US continue funding curricula that incite against Israel? , 8/21/2012, 10:46 AM

An Expert Responds to the Ron Lauder Ad for a PA State

The founder and head of the Israel Resource Center elucidates the unseen consequences of a Palestinian Arab State., 7/8/2012, 5:15 PM

Learn from the Alinskyites

How we can use Alinsky for our own goals. (The opinions in this article are the writer's own)., 6/14/2012, 12:38 AM

Feeding the Hand that Bites You: Israel and Gaza

It is hard to fathom that people who do business with Israel would still want to maintain their war with Israel. Yet that is what is going on here. Why do we let it continue?, 3/24/2012, 10:46 PM

Gilad Shalit: Israel Succumbs to Ransom

On July 4th, 1976, Yonatan Netanyahu, older brother of the Prime Minister, commanded a successful operation to rescue 118 hostages from abductors in Entebbe who had demanded the release of 57 murderers in exchange. Not today. , 10/12/2011, 2:09 PM

Hanan Porat, Man of Kiruv: An Accidental Connection

A true story that profound effect that a meeting with Chanan Porat had on an American youngster., 10/6/2011, 9:04 PM

The Last Word on "King's Torah"

They admit that they never even read it. You cannot even buy it. The writer, however, reviewed it more than a year ago. Read what he says about it., 7/10/2011, 1:34 PM

The Larger MidEast Picture

An expert's in depth asessment: gaining perspective on the larger picture in Jerusalem., 6/6/2011, 5:28 PM

How to Defeat the Retreat

The writer has a systematic method to defeat the US State Department and Israeli government's retreat plan., 5/18/2011, 12:39 PM

Peres' Embrace of J Street

He did ask to free Pollard, but what else happened. After all, Peres went to the US after his embrace of J Street and his letter of assurance that “remaining gaps are small and can be bridged” , 4/6/2011, 12:24 AM

Manual:How to Get to Know the PA

Quick, easy to use suggestions offered here to organizations such as JTA, as well as media and readers worldwide, for getting to know the Palestinian Authority and covering its activities., 4/2/2011, 10:32 AM

Al Jazeera and Israel's Media

Finally: Al Jazeera affirmation that the PLO speaks out of two sides of its mouth. Had the mainstream media done their job, this would not be news., 1/30/2011, 8:15 AM

Abbas, Fayyad--We Want Answers!

Abbas and Fayyad want to build a relationship with US Jews. Their answers to a few succinct questions will let us know where we stand., 9/21/2010, 2:44 AM

Yom Kippur: Never the Same Again

The Yom Kippur war imposed a permanent solemnity on that day for all of Israeli society., 9/13/2010, 9:43 PM

Emanuel: Not an Ethnic Schism

What is happening in Emanuel is not an ethnic schism, rather, the result of a social work policy from 40 years ago., 6/21/2010, 2:40 PM

Form Gazan Comission of Inquiry!

Turning the tables: A Commission of Inquiry should be formed to investigate how the Gaza starvation rumor was promulgated., 6/1/2010, 11:06 PM

Communicate Concern to Congress

In addition to the rally in New York to express concern for U.S. Middle East policy, this writer tells readers how to communicate concern to members of the Congress who oversee State Dep't Middle East policies., 4/25/2010, 7:03 AM

The Real Apartheid State

The "Palestine" envisaged by the UN is an apartheid state in the making. Israel Apartheid Week is the time to publicize that fact. , 3/1/2010, 7:33 AM

The Court of Public Opinion

The crucial question to ask of the Takanah Forum on the Rabbi Elon issue is brought in this article, by someone who is most familiar with the media., 2/19/2010, 11:07 AM

The PA's Fayad is No Moderate

He issued a declaration of war, not of peace., 9/25/2009, 12:50 AM

The Alternative to Blackmail

There is another option., 2/20/2009, 1:48 AM

The Challenge of the New Year

Prevent the next withdrawal., 10/7/2008, 12:16 AM

The Capital of Arab Culture

UNESCO fights Israeli control in its own capital., 9/8/2008, 2:19 PM

PR Success for Israel's Enemies

I met the Free Gaza Movement group in Cyprus., 8/25/2008, 3:23 PM

The Nightmare is Not Over Yet

Mr. Olmert will now create facts on the ground., 7/31/2008, 12:00 AM

In Search of Queen Esther

President George Bush plays the role of the king., 5/13/2008, 11:11 PM

Twenty Questions

People don't know what to ask the candidates., 4/29/2008, 11:27 PM

He Said He Wanted to Study

We knew Avraham David Moses..., 3/18/2008, 6:56 PM

Surreal in Annapolis

Doing some reality testing., 11/28/2007, 4:16 PM

Preventing a Terror State

Challenging the Bush-Olmert policy on Fatah., 9/24/2007, 7:06 PM

How Did Neo-Nazis Enter Israel?

A quirk in the first law of the state of Israel., 9/12/2007, 1:43 AM

Genesis of an Anti-Semitic State

On the anti-Semitic laws and curriculum of the PA., 8/24/2007, 3:28 AM

Netanyahu Wins: The Israeli WASP Factor

Is Feiglin a White Ashkenazi Sabra with Protexia?, 8/15/2007, 6:52 PM

Israel Joins the 'Axis of Evil'

The PLO remains a terrorist entity., 7/19/2007, 12:42 AM

Israel's Black African Priorities

Muslim African refugees or Jewish African olim?, 6/27/2007, 6:40 PM

The Amir Peretz Paradigm

"David, I know nothing about security." , 5/1/2007, 11:22 PM

Recalling the Man Who Inspired Hitler

A Muslim cleric inspired Hitler to Jihad., 4/15/2007, 10:07 PM

How the Hamas Regime Will Gain International Support

Thanks to Israel's past leaders. , 3/20/2007, 2:05 PM

Tenacity of Terror: The Saudi Takeover

The Mecca Agreement does not recognize Israel., 2/12/2007, 9:46 PM

European Transfer Force

Breznitz's proposal refers to international involvement like that which led to stability being restored in Bosnia-Herzegovina, where the European task force is in place., 2/4/2007, 5:50 PM

Israel's Expedited Expulsion Plan

Israel is preparing for a unilateral surrender of lands in Judea and Samaria that includes the expulsion of tens of thousands of Israel citizens in order to establish some semblance of a temporary PLO state., 1/25/2007, 6:08 PM